I recently found out, in light of the coronavirus, our local libraries are closing until further notice. At first, I was devastated - don't get me wrong, I understand it - but the library is a resource I use on a weekly basis and without it, I wasn't sure how I was going to get … Continue reading Reading Challenge Time!
My partner and I have decided we need to do more activities on the weekend to get out of the house. Some weekends, we are so tired, we spend the whole weekend in and can't be convinced to leave the house, but we also know sometimes, it's just as healthy to get out of the … Continue reading 4 Things we want to learn this year
I am sure everyone has seen over the last couple of weeks, that we as a society are going crazy with our 'stocking up mentality'. Now I am not here to give advice on whether you should or shouldn't stock up on the essentials or not, that is a completely personal decision that seems to … Continue reading An opportunity to use what we have
Sometimes I forget to take a moment to be grateful for the people around me. In this fast-paced world, and this beautiful low waste movement, it can be so easy to be frustrated at the world around you and to forget what is important - or at least that's how it feels for me. I … Continue reading Taking a moment for gratitude
Right now, McDonalds Australia is promoting its frozen drinks on every print, digital and video marketing platform imaginable. They are promoting that they have 37 flavors in their frozen drink range. This got me thinking, why would anyone ever need 37 different flavors for something as simple as choosing a drink. McDonald's customers have been … Continue reading Why 37 flavors is just too many!
This past month, we did another cleanout of our house. Don't get me wrong, we don't like a lot of new things coming into our home, but the more you declutter, the more you realize how much you really don't need. Here are 5 things we found duplicates of, that we realized we didn't need. … Continue reading 5 Things I only need one of
If I had read a title like this a year ago, or even a month ago, I would have thought that the author was crazy and that they just wanted to give up on themselves before they even started. But this is an important lesson that I learned about priorities. I am a person who … Continue reading You don’t have to finish everything you start